Ellafitz, allowed to go it alone on a lackadaisical pace, proved too much to handle in the stretch as she scored her first stakes victory in the $150,000 Bayakoa Handicap (gr. II) by 3 1/4 lengths at Hollywood Park Dec. 4.
Helen Drake Jones, who bred 1980 Epsom Derby (Eng-I) winner Henbit, died Nov. 16 at her Lexington, Ky. home.
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